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Career Guide: Private Equity

Private equity firms are in the business of helping companies raise cash, but unlike investment banks they do so directly in return for a stake. There's a wide array of different types of private equity firms and job choices within those, but all are keenly contested and the exclusive vocation of the elite. This is what you need to know.

Private Equity Career PathsCareer paths in private equity

Career paths in private equity are comparatively straightforward, but what complicates matters is the point at which you enter the industry. Say you work for a couple of years as